What is Alcohol Effects of Alcohol on the body Alcohol on the individual Alcohol content of different drinks and BAC Alcohol and Teens Journal Entry
ALCOHOL: IS A DRUG THAT IS PRODUCED BY A CHEMICAL REACTION IN FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and GRAINS. Ethanol (Sedative) Depressant -Slows down body -Central Nervous System (Brain, Spinal Cord)
Brain and Central Nervous System Mouth and Esophagus Heart and Blood Vessels Liver Stomach and Pancreas
SHORT TERM -Speech is slurred -Vision is blurred LONG TERM -Brain Cells Destroyed. CAN’T BE REPLACED -Nerves: Numbness throughout body (hands and feet)
SHORT TERM -Tongue, gums and throat affected (drys out) -Breath smells of alcohol LONG TERM -Esophagus damage (possible bleeding)
SHORT TERM -Sweat increases -Skin becomes flushed LONG TERM -High Blood Pressure (blood thins, loses h2o) -Damage to heart (blood vessels harden, less flexible)
LONG TERM Liver damage CIRRHOSIS- SCARRING AND DESTRUCTION OF LIVER Liver breaks down the alcohol to water and CO2.
SHORT TERM -Stomach acids increase, vomiting and nausea can result LONG TERM -Stomach lining irritation or bleeding (Ulcers) -Inflamed pancreas
Body Size-Greater effect on smaller person Gender-Moves into bloodstream faster in F Time Frame- Rapid drinking, rapid intox -Liver can’t break down quick enough Amount- Can cause poisoning Food- Slows down absorption Medicine- Work together or vs.
With.5 oz of pure alcohol all are equal: -12 oz. Beer (4% alcohol by volume) -4 oz. Wine (12% alcohol by volume) -1.25 oz. Vodka/Whiskey (40% alcohol by volume)
*BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION- amount of alcohol in the blood stream. .05- (1 Drink) Sedation and loss of self control .08- Legally intoxicated. (Impaired by Alcohol) .14- Loss of coordination and judgement .18- Very slow reaction time .27- (5-6 Drinks) Stupor (Just there) .36- (7-8 Drinks) Unconsciousness,Death
THE CONSUMPTION OF SEVERAL ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. CAN CAUSE DEATH
Language skills decrease. Reduces levels of hormones essential to growth. Can delay aspects of sexual maturity.
College campus suicide deaths (66%) Traffic deaths including alcohol (50%) Violent crimes (25%) Rape cases (33% to 66%)
Come up with 2 ways alcoholic drinks are similar to other beverages and come up with 2 ways they are not.
Share what day to day routine activities involve skill and precision?
Goggles activities or Debate Legal Drinking Age
How can alcohol affect your physical health in a negative way? How can alcohol affect your goals you have for school, and life? (How will you avoid alcohol to stay focused on your goals?)